Approximately 9000 homes were destroyed or damaged in Cyclone Tracy.
Cyclone Tracy destroyed 9,000 homes out of a city of about 12,000 residences.
9,000 Darwin homes were destroyed by Cyclone Tracy, out of the city's total of 12,000 homes. This figure does not include the shanty homes inhabited by the Aborigines on the city's fringes. Many of them were simply not counted, because it is unknown how many there were.
Many of the homes and other buidings were blown to piece by the storm.
When Cyclone Tracy hit Darwin Harbour, there were many fishing vessels which were damaged, with loss of life. Some 16 people who were aboard the vessels at sea disappeared; their bodies were never found.
Three quarters of the population of Darwin were left homeless. 9,000 homes were destroyed, out of a city which had 12,000 residences. Prior to the cyclone, Darwin had around 43,500 people, but after Tracy hit, approximately 30,000 were homeless.
None. Cyclone Tracy hit Darwin in the Northern Territory, not Queensland, in 1974.
Approximately 3000 houses remained standing. 9,000 homes were destroyed out of a city of 12,000 residences.
Cyclone Tracy hit Darwin just after midnight on Christmas Day in 1974 and lasted until about 7:00 am.
In Darwin, 65 people got killed in Cyclone Tracy, either killed in the city or drowned at sea.
It is impossible to know how many pets died and how much wildlife was killed during Cyclone Tracy. Some estimates suggest that as many as 20,000 livestock animals died.
35,000 people were evacuated prior to the cyclone hitting but i don't know how many people survived.
The biggest cyclone in Darwin's history to date was Cyclone Tracy. Cyclone Tracy was a category 4 storm whilst still out at sea, but there is some evidence to suggest that it had reached category 5 status when it made landfall, on Christmas Day 1974. 65 people were "officially" killed (many more of the transients and indigenous people were killed), and 9,000 homes destroyed, out of a city of 43,500 people living in 12,000 residences